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Key:

  • "Y" - Normally leave to run at start-up
  • "N" - Not required - typically infrequently used tasks that can be started manually if necessary
  • "U" - User's choice - depends whether a user deems it necessary
  • "X" - Definitely not required - typically viruses, spyware, adware and "resource hogs"
  • "?" - Unknown



Startup Name Process Name Details
XBSVCHOSTSVCH0ST.EXE"Added by the VOXOM TROJAN! Notice the digit ""0"" in the filename rather than the upper case ""o"""
XfegozeSVCH0ST.EXE"Added by the GRAYBIRD.D VIRUS! Note - the filename has the digit 0 rather then the uppercase ""o"""
XMicrosoft Agentsvch0st.exe"Added by the VB-DRO WORM!"
XRavshellsvch0st.exe"Added by the NSPM.PU TROJAN! Notice the digit ""0"" in the filename rather than the lower case ""O"""
Xravtasksvch0st.exe"Added by the LINEAG-AIN TROJAN!"
Ureg2.0SVCH0ST.EXE"eSpyNow surveillance software. Uninstall this software unless you put it there yourself. Note - the filename has the digit 0 rather then the uppercase ""o"""
XS0undMansvch0st.exe"Added by the LOVGATE.AB WORM! Note - the filename has the digit 0 rather then the uppercase ""o"""
XServiceHostsvch0st.exe"Added by the VB.HE VIRUS!"
XSVCH0STSVCH0ST.EXE"Added by the VB-IK TROJAN! Note - the filename has the digit 0 rather then the uppercase ""o"""
XSVCH0ST.EXESVCH0ST.EXE"Added by the BANCBAN-HT TROJAN!"
XsvchostSvch0st.exe"Added by the GRAYBIRD and GRAYBIRD.B TROJANS! Note - the filename has the digit 0 rather then the uppercase ""o"""
XSystemssvch0st.exe"Added by the MYDOOM.BI WORM!"
XWindows Services Updatesvch0st.exe"Added by a variant of the RBOT WORM! Note - the filename has the digit 0 rather then the uppercase ""o"""
Xwinsocksvch0st.exe"Added by the SAGE-A WORM! Note - the filename has the digit 0 rather then the uppercase ""o"""


DISCLAIMER: It is assumed that users are familiar with the operating system they are using and comfortable with making the suggested changes. I will not be held responsible if changes you make cause a system failure.

This is NOT a list of tasks/processes taken from Task Manager or the Close Program window (CTRL+ALT+DEL) but a list of startup applications, although you will find some of them listed via this method. Pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL identifies programs that are currently running - not necessarily at startup. For a list of tasks/processes you should try WinTasks 5 Standard/Professional from LIUtilities or the list at AnswersThatWork. Therefore, before ending a task/process via CTRL+ALT+DEL just because it has an "X" recommendation, please check whether it's in MSCONFIG or the registry first. An example would be "svchost.exe" - which doesn't appear in either under normal conditions but does via CTRL+ALT+DEL. If in doubt, don't do anything.